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Best Projects Safety Award of Merit: ConocoPhillips Wood River Refinery Stormwater Upgrades

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Because refineries are among the most hazardous sites that builders encounter, ConocoPhillips' safety and project management team for the Wood River Refinery Stormwater Upgrades coordinated daily and employed such safety-related measures as using hydro-vacuum excavation to locate utilities and using excavators rather than cranes to place large precast sections.

Photo Courtesy of Helmkamp Construction Co.
Stormwater upgrades to a ConocoPhillips Refinery in Wood River, Ill., were completed without a single recordable incident.
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An onsite safety director and project safety supervisors performed daily job analyses, reviewing complex lifts and excavations with the contractor, subcontractors and ConocoPhillips staff. The contractor also performed onsite safety audits and reviewed results with subcontractors. Despite potential hazards, crews completed the project without a single recordable incident.

ConocoPhillips Wood River Refinery Stormwater Upgrades, Wood River, Ill. Key Players

Owner: ConocoPhillips Wood River Refinery, Roxana, Ill.

General Contractor: Helmkamp Construction Co., East Alton, Ill.

Designer: BIS Frucon, Ballwin, Mo.

Submitted by: Helmkamp Construction Co.

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